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12-04-2018, 08:00 PM
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Posted By BobH

Chic, It's going to be cold for the next...

Chic,
It's going to be cold for the next several days.. Stay warm bro!
11-24-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 18,143
Posted By BobH

None of the Saito radials will fit into the plane?

None of the Saito radials will fit into the plane?
11-18-2018, 08:27 PM
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Views: 268,943
Posted By BobH

Chic, Happy Thanksgiving to you too bro.. and...

Chic,
Happy Thanksgiving to you too bro.. and Shirley too!
11-14-2018, 03:02 PM
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Views: 268,943
Posted By BobH

Chic! Wonderful News!! I'm so happy for the...

Chic!
Wonderful News!! I'm so happy for the both of you!
As a Cancer survivor I totally understand the concern. It's not something you get over..
Any way it's great news!!
11-10-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 268,943
Posted By BobH

I bought the XCoy ballancer. It's not cheap but I...

I bought the XCoy ballancer. It's not cheap but I felt that after 40+ years of flying RC it might be useful lol.
I like it.
I also constructed the Vanessa rig and I guess it works ok too?
11-08-2018, 01:51 PM
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Views: 17,981
Posted By BobH

Looking pretty good:)

Looking pretty good:)
11-08-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,037
Posted By BobH

Ram, I've used warbird colors and I don't...

Ram,
I've used warbird colors and I don't recall waiting a long time for it to dry. In fact it dries pretty quickly.
If you have the additive that makes it fuel proof all the better.
If not...
11-08-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,037
Posted By BobH

Ram, I soldmitmto a Doc friend of mine. He...

Ram,
I soldmitmto a Doc friend of mine. He loves Spits but nicer flew it. It's been sitting in his garage since I sold it to him. He told me I could have it! His wife said just get it out of the...
11-07-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,037
Posted By BobH

I had a Yellow Spit years ago.. It flew very...

I had a Yellow Spit years ago.. It flew very well. I eventually sold it.. Wish I hadn't!
10-31-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By BobH

I've known Andy for more years that I care to...

I've known Andy for more years that I care to count. He's always been a good guy.
10-28-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 27,725
Posted By BobH

Dale, Very nice work on the Hellcat!

Dale,
Very nice work on the Hellcat!
10-20-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,037
Posted By BobH

An alternative approach to the Camo pattern is to...

An alternative approach to the Camo pattern is to use Jamb Tape. Its a round foam tape sold at autobody shops. It's for putting on car door jambs to keep the paint off of them.
Its has a sticky...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-19-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 37,350
Posted By BobH

You can take out pushrod and add oil there. That...

You can take out pushrod and add oil there. That will put in the crankcase.
After you add the oil you can.turn the engine over to spread it around.
10-01-2018, 06:15 AM
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Views: 268,943
Posted By BobH

Chic, Thank you buddy. I'm not for sure going...

Chic,
Thank you buddy. I'm not for sure going to the Tide water event but probably. If I don't then I'll see you at the jet event.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-01-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 239,228
Posted By BobH

Mark, Sorry too hear about your misfortune. If...

Mark,
Sorry too hear about your misfortune. If it were me I'd want to know what broke inside. I'm not saying I would fix it but my curiosity would want to be satisfied.
09-30-2018, 03:39 PM
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Views: 268,943
Posted By BobH

Chic, There is a WWI event in Va .beach next...

Chic,
There is a WWI event in Va .beach next weekend. If I can make that I'm going.
The Mrs has been in the Hosp for a week. Hopefully she'll be well enough so I can go.
09-29-2018, 11:39 AM
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Views: 268,943
Posted By BobH

Dang Chic, so sorry to hear about the flooding.

Dang Chic,
so sorry to hear about the flooding.
Forum: Gas Engines
09-23-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,993
Views: 191,277
Posted By BobH

Jeff, Good write up. Thank you. My FG 60 was no...

Jeff,
Good write up. Thank you. My FG 60 was no problem out of the box. I guess I was lucky.
09-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 657,788
Posted By BobH

Sounds like you may have an air leak? If the...

Sounds like you may have an air leak? If the engine runs with the choke engaged its getting O2 from some place. If you advance the throttle you lose RPM because you don't have enough air for it to...
09-17-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By BobH

I suppose you could make your own. Shouldn't be...

I suppose you could make your own. Shouldn't be awfully difficult. A few hinges and an actuator. The actuator could be mechanical or pneumatic.
On the other hand it may be a level of detail...
09-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 657,788
Posted By BobH

The vacuum is actually in the crank case. The...

The vacuum is actually in the crank case. The pulse (change in pressure) is transfered to the carb and that is what moves the inlet needle.. Both diaphragms move in concert. One moving in the...
09-10-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 657,788
Posted By BobH

Well I hope it all works out ok for you. I have...

Well I hope it all works out ok for you. I have the same pump but its going on an Evo 160 Radial.. I hope it works ok!.
09-10-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 657,788
Posted By BobH

There are two diaphragms in the walboro carb. One...

There are two diaphragms in the walboro carb. One on the top and one on the bottom. The one acts like a pump and pushes fuel to the other side of the carb where the inlet needle valve lets the fuel...
09-10-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,220
Views: 657,788
Posted By BobH

What causes the diaphragm to move is the change...

What causes the diaphragm to move is the change in air pressure in the crank case. That's on walboro carbs. To my way of thinking the pump is there to supply fuel to the carb, The carb should do...
08-26-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By BobH

I don' t think that's true at all.. Darrell IS a...

I don' t think that's true at all.. Darrell IS a friend of mine and I've made things for him. Still I too am waiting on Retracts for a Bates Wildcat for well over 2 years. So I wasn't put at the...
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